Search Results: "Julie Mulcahy"


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BLUE SKY WITH CLOUDS by Julie Mulcahy
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: July 15, 2013

"Stylistically a bit awkward, but an honest, powerful book nonetheless."
Eight true stories of perseverance through adversity, interspersed with applicable advice and resources. Read full book review >

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O'HEARN by Greg Mulcahy
Released: April 1, 2015

"An inventive but ultimately thin portrayal of workplace despair."
A worker bee stumbles his way through an absurdist landscape in the company of two colleagues. Read full book review >

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CONSTELLATION by Greg Mulcahy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 20, 1996

"Mulcahy is often clever and funny. But he never fleshes out any of his conceits, as if they weren't worth the bother. Readers will concur."
Short, manic, experimental first novel from the author of the story collection Out of Work (1993).
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ZACH MAKES MISTAKES by William  Mulcahy
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2016

"Not simplistic but relentlessly utilitarian. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Zach's inattention to rules on a field trip results in a couple of embarrassing faux pas, but with help from a friend and a teacher he learns how to deal. Read full book review >

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OUT OF WORK by Greg Mulcahy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1993

"But all that really comes across is their self-conscious brevity—what is finally the sentimentality of saying too little about what's too insupportably much."
The heavy influence of Raymond Carver, plus a touch of Hemingway and cyberpunk, distills Mulcahy's debut collection—which includes a novella, ``Glass''—down to an edgy, somewhat paranoid vision of general failure and desuetude. Read full book review >

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ZACH HANGS IN THERE by William  Mulcahy
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2017

"Teachers and parents may find this purposeful book useful, but most children will not. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Zach wants to swing successfully on the trapeze rings. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2013

"A delightful trek into the world of TV production and a substantive treat for the truly addicted PBS fan."
Chronicling her 25-year career with PBS, Eaton provides a behind-the-camera look into the creative process involved in producing Masterpiece Theatre and Mystery!Read full book review >

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ZACH APOLOGIZES by William  Mulcahy
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2012

"While not many kids are likely to ask for repeated readings, still this new series is a useful tool for teaching valuable skills. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Counselor and psychotherapist Mulcahy makes his children's-book debut with the Zach Rules series, designed to give kids some coping tools for working through everyday problems. Read full book review >

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TICKLE, TICKLE! ITCH, TWITCH! by Julie Olson
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

A mischievous mouse plays a trick on a slumbering groundhog. Read full book review >

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PLAY ALL DAY by Julie Paschkis
ADVENTURE
Released: April 1, 1998

"So Sad, 1995) provides charming scenes of domesticity that often outpace the fantasy spreads. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Play All Day ($15.95; Apr.; 32 pp.; 0-316-69043-0): A bedtime book alternates vignettes of a boy at play with double- page, full-bleed spreads of his far more imaginative version of events. Read full book review >

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MOZART TONIGHT by Julie Downing
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 30, 1991

"Attractive; useful. (Biography/Picture book. 5-8)"
Flashing back via an informal narration by Mozart to his wife while on their way to the first performance of Don Giovanni, Downing touches on significant events throughout Mozart's life, concluding with the opera's warm reception. Read full book review >